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From Business ETC We're partnering with UCD Smurfit School to give one reader an MBA scholarship Education

We're partnering with UCD Smurfit School to give one reader an MBA scholarship

You’ll get the chance to earn a qualification normally worth up to €34,500.

# education - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

A St Pat's lecturer brought her students to Tesco today to teach them about the strike

Workers at Tesco Drumcondra have been striking since Friday.

# education - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

# education - Friday 17 February, 2017

8 of the world's most successful people share how to get ahead at work

And what you can learn from their experiences.

# education - Friday 10 February, 2017

Trinity makes it back into world's top 150 universities after error kept it out of rankings

Trinity College Dublin came in at 131st in the world rankings.

# education - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Ahead of landmark travel ban hearing, Trump's education pick squeezes in by the skin of her teeth

The US Homeland Security Department said this afternoon that the controversial travel ban won’t be extended to other countries.

# education - Sunday 5 February, 2017

45,000 children are set to sow, grow (and eat) their own fruit and veg this spring

Children were shown how to grow their own cress, runner beans and baby carrots at the launch of Sow & Grow.

# education - Thursday 2 February, 2017

More strike fears as secondary teachers reject "final offer" pay deal

Industrial action led to the closure of over 500 schools in November.

# education - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

'Stick with finance, computing, and languages' - students filling out their CAO forms told to keep it traditional

Students are advised to consider ‘traditional’ courses like finance and computing for their CAO applications.

From Business ETC These are the skills tomorrow's graduates will need to find jobs Work

These are the skills tomorrow's graduates will need to find jobs

Students are advised to consider ‘traditional’ courses like finance and computing for their CAO applications.

# education - Monday 30 January, 2017

From Business ETC UCD's Smurfit business school has jumped up the global rankings Education

UCD's Smurfit business school has jumped up the global rankings

The Blackrock-based college is now the 70th best in the world.

New schools plan 'will reflect more diversity in 21st century Ireland'

The government want to have 400 multi-denominational schools in place by 2030.

Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls

The study measured aerobic fitness by testing students with a beep test – the results of which they then entered into a competition.

# education - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'

Eureka moments on Everest and hiring Sherpas has helped this businessman stay ahead.

# education - Friday 20 January, 2017

From Business ETC 'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly' Insights

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'

Eureka moments on Everest and hiring Sherpas has helped this businessman stay ahead.

# education - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

These firms tempt educators with tax-free salaries and other perks.

# education - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert

The level of educational disadvantage has been laid out in a new report.

# education - Monday 16 January, 2017

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier

As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.

# education - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From Business ETC Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe Education

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

These firms tempt educators with tax-free salaries and other perks.

# education - Friday 30 December, 2016

Over half of prisoners are in some form of training

The services are available to all in the prison system.

# education - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

From Business ETC Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books Media And Arts

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

# education - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays

Children in Dhaka can be expected to work long hours for little money to help support their families.

# education - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity Tap

Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity

Emer is a graduate of the Trinity Access programme which gives people a second chance at education.

# education - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Over 7,000 Irish prisoners got out on early release this year

Statistics contained in the CSO showed 45% of prisoners reoffended within three years.

# education - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From Business ETC No sign of crucial rules for English language schools two years after wave of closures Education

No sign of crucial rules for English language schools two years after wave of closures

Many students were left out of pocket when more than a dozen schools shut down across Ireland.

# education - Thursday 15 December, 2016

University ranking tables are flawed and should not be taken so seriously - report

A new report states that education of students should be focused on in the rankings.

From Business ETC 'Controversial' student loans should be introduced to fund Irish colleges Education

'Controversial' student loans should be introduced to fund Irish colleges

The state’s competitiveness watchdog says there’s ‘no option’ except bringing in the system.

Are student loans the answer to Irish colleges dropping down university rankings?

The state’s competitiveness watchdog thinks so.

# education - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools

She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.

# education - Monday 5 December, 2016

Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them

Under a new student and parent charter, schools will have to outline the outcome of each complaint made by parents.

# education - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Cork students attending classes in 'freezing' GAA dressing rooms after school fire

The Patrician Academy in Cork was badly damaged by fire over the summer.

# education - Monday 28 November, 2016

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library Ballina This post contains videos

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library

Instead, they’ll be housed in NUI Galway to save money.

Government must stop discrimination in funding for new schools, say teachers

Richard Bruton has said new funding measures will help the “smooth establishment” of new schools.

# education - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From Business ETC The European Investment Bank is pumping €170m into two Irish colleges Funding

The European Investment Bank is pumping €170m into two Irish colleges

The low-cost loans for UCC and Trinity come amid a growing funding crisis for local universities.

Computer Science is going to be a Leaving Cert subject

A new report has also stressed the importance of the quality of teaching in Science subjects.

# education - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Severely disabled child denied education for 10 months after allegations of abuse at school

A new report from the Ombudsman for Children says education must be adaptable to the individual needs of children

# education - Friday 18 November, 2016

The 'right to be forgotten' and consent education: The gaps in Ireland's protection of children

The right to play, giving more powers to gardaí, and the abolition of direct provision centres were also contained in the report.

# education - Monday 14 November, 2016

Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying

In 11% of cases, principals said that they had dealt with this issue either weekly or monthly.

# education - Friday 11 November, 2016

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